Canada Housing Starts  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

Canadian seasonally adjusted housing starts increased to 252.18 thousand units in November of 2017 from a downwardly revised 222.7 thousand in October and beating market expectations of 221 thousand. It is the highest value since April of 2012. Urban starts increased 14.4 percent 235.412 thousand; multiple urban starts jumped 16.9 percent to 175.016 thousand and single-detached urban starts rose 7.5 percent to 60.396 thousand. Meanwhile, rural starts were estimated at a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 16.772 thousand units. Housing Starts in Canada averaged 184.93 Thousand from 1977 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 291.60 Thousand in March of 1978 and a record low of 90.70 Thousand in August of 1982.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-10 12:15 PM Housing Starts 217.1K 225.9K 210.0K 216.3K
2017-11-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 222.8K 219.3K 210.0K 215.5K
2017-12-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts 252K 222.7K 221K 214.7K
2018-01-10 01:15 PM Housing Starts 252K
2018-02-07 01:15 PM Housing Starts
2018-03-08 01:15 PM Housing Starts


Canada Housing Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Building Permits 8224657.00 7943977.00 8224657.00 57056.00 CAD Thousand [+]
Housing Starts 252.18 222.70 291.60 90.70 Thousand [+]
Housing Index 103.10 102.90 103.10 37.70 Index Points [+]
Home Ownership Rate 66.50 67.80 67.80 63.90 percent [+]


Canada Housing Starts

Housing Starts refer to the number of new residential construction projects that have begun during any particular month. This page provides the latest reported value for - Canada Housing Starts - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. Canada Housing Starts - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
252.18 222.70 291.60 90.70 1977 - 2017 Thousand Monthly
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housing starts by Country
Country Last
Canada 252.18 Nov/17
France 37000.00 Oct/17
Japan -4.80 Oct/17
Russia 6.90 Oct/17
Spain 0.49 Jun/17
Turkey 18636.00 Jun/17
United Kingdom 42480.00 Jun/17
United States 1290.00 Oct/17